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681 09/08/2017: Bracing for the storm, again2017-09-08 12:00:00
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682 09/07/2017: A different kind of chaos in Washington2017-09-07 12:00:00
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683 09/06/2017: How low can Trump's tax cuts go?2017-09-06 16:35:00
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684 09/05/2017: Dreamers aren't taking jobs2017-09-05 12:00:00
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685 09/04/17: The latest fight for worker's rights2017-09-04 15:09:00
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686 09/01/2017: The economics of price gouging2017-09-01 15:40:00
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687 08/31/2017: Power's out2017-08-31 16:16:00
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688 08/30/2017: The White House doesn't have a tax plan2017-08-30 17:53:00
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689 06/30/2017: Where's Trump's trade policy?2017-06-30 07:00:00
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690 06/29/2017: Who still shops at Staples?2017-06-29 07:00:00
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06/29/2017: Who still shops at Staples?

No health care on the show today — and very little President Trump — just some good ol' fashion corporate news up top. The office supply store Staples, has agreed to be acquired for nearly $7 billion. If the private equity deal goes through, it'll be the biggest buyout of the year to date. But it's also been a grim year for retail; sales and profits at Staples have been dropping for years. So who's buying? And why? Then: We're talking about a lot of stress tests today, not just on the nation's big banks but on energy companies.  Investors at Occidental Petroleum and Exxon Mobil voted last month for more transparency around climate change, and how it'll affect the bottom line. Plus: National Parkas and Forests make for popular camping spots over any summer, but that public campground might be privately run these days.…read more

691 06/28/2017: Drama in DC has economic costs2017-06-28 07:00:00
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692 06/27/2017: What's "affordable health care" even look like?2017-06-27 07:00:00
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693 06/26/2017: The Senate's health care bill has a CBO score, let's do the numbers2017-06-26 07:00:00
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694 06/23/2017: You-know-what2017-06-23 12:00:00
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695 06/22/2017: It's no secret — the Senate bill won't make health care cheaper2017-06-22 12:00:00
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696 06/21/2017: Kalanick's no longer behind the wheel at Uber2017-06-21 12:00:00
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697 06/20/2017: A very important 17 percent of the economy2017-06-20 12:00:00
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698 06/19/2017: Senators, and their depleted staffs, are reshaping health care in secret2017-06-19 12:00:00
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699 06/16/2017: What can $13.7 billion buy Amazon at Whole Foods?2017-06-16 12:00:00
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700 06/15/2017: The U.S. has more Disney World workers than coal miners2017-06-15 12:00:00
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